InfoQ – January 2022

From Lambda Powertools to OpenSearch, from Google Spanner to RDS clusters: a recap of my articles for InfoQ in January.

Amazon OpenSearch Adds Anomaly Detection for Historical Data

Amazon OpenSearch recently introduced the support of anomaly detection for historical data. The machine learning based feature helps identifying trends, patterns, and seasonality in OpenSearch data.

Amazon Announces AWS Lambda Powertools TypeScript.

Amazon recently announced the beta release of AWS Lambda Powertools TypeScript. The set of utilities for Node.js Lambda functions helps developers follow best practices for tracing, structured logging and custom metrics.

Google Cloud Spanner Dialect for SQLAlchemy is Generally Available

Google Cloud recently announced the general availability of the Spanner dialect enabling SQLAlchemy applications to run on the distributed SQL database management and storage service.

Incorrect IAM Policy Raised Questions about AWS Access to S3 Data

An unexpected change in the policy used by AWS Support raised concerns about access to customers’ S3 data. The cloud provider reverted the change, stating that the permissions were not and could not be used and published a security bulletin. Security experts suggest steps to detect and prevent similar issues in the future.

Amazon RDS Introduces Readable Standby Instances in Multi-AZ Deployments

AWS has recently announced readable standby instances in Amazon RDS multi-AZ deployments. The new database cluster option provides high availability and durability for workloads requiring more read capacity and consistent transaction latency.

More news? A recap of my articles for InfoQ in December.